Selected References

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Scientific Publications

“Initial results of in vivo non-invasive cancer imaging in the human breast using near-infrared photoacoustics”, Manohar, S., et al., Opt. Express 15, 12277-12285 (2007)

“Photoacoustic image patterns of breast carcinoma and comparisons with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and vascular stained histopathology”, Heijblom, M. et al., Sci. Rep. 5, 11778 (2015);

“Clinical photoacoustic breast imaging: the Twente experience”, Heijblom, M., et al., IEEE Pulse. 6, 42–46 (2015);

“A framework for directional and higher-order reconstruction in photoacoustic tomography”, Boink, Y.E. et al., Phys. Med. Biol., 63: 04501 (2018);

“Clinical experiences with photoacoustic breast imaging, the appearance of suspicious lesions”, Heijblom, M., Thesis Universiteit Twente, 23 april 2014; and refs. therein

“Optimizing ultrasound detection for sensitive 3D photoacoustic breast tomography”, Xia, W.,  Thesis Universiteit Twente, 31 oktober 2013; and refs. therein

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“Biomedical photoacoustic imaging” Beard, P., Interface Focus. 1, 602–631 (2011);

“Photoacoustic Tomography: In Vivo Imaging from Organelles to Organs”, Wang, L.V. and Hu, S., Science.; 335: 1458–1462 (2012); ;

“Single-breath-hold photoacoustic computed tomography of the breast”, Lin, L. et al., Nat. Comm. 9: 2352 (2018);

“Full-view 3D imaging system for functional and anatomical screening of the breast”, Oraevsky A. et al., Proceedings Volume 10494, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018; 104942Y (2018);

“Special Issue: Contrast Agents for optoacoustic imaging and sensing: Design and biomedical applications”, Eds. Oraevsky A. et al., Photoacoustics, 3: 1-2 (2015);

“Dedicated 3D photoacoustic breast imaging”, Kruger R.A., et al., Med. Phys., 40: 113301 (2013);

“Visualization of tumor-related blood vessels in human breast by photoacoustic imaging system with a hemispherical detector array”, Toi, M. et al., Sci. Rep. 7: 41970 (2017); ;